What is it?
The Saginaw Valley Young Professionals Network (YPN) is a program initiated by the Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce. The mission of the Young Professionals Network is to support the attraction and retention of young talent to the Saginaw Valley and Great Lakes Bay region while developing the next generation of leaders. To fulfill the mission the YPN aims to make the area an attractive place for young professionals to live, work, learn and play. A variety of events and services are offered to help young professionals grow personally and professionally, network and enjoy the quality of life our region has to offer.
Who should get involved?
Although membership is open to anyone, programming and services are aimed at young professionals and college students in their 20's and 30's. Employers are encouraged to support their young professionals through learning about the program and assisting with the membership investment, if possible.
What are the benefits of joining the YPN?
Benefits of joining the YPN include access to the YPN networking database, discounts on YPN events, 20% off Davenport University tuition, special offers and discounts, leadership opportunities and more! New benefits are added all the time!
When is it?
Luncheon events will be held on the second Tuesday of the month, 6 months out of the year. Lunches are held from 12:00pm -1:00pm. Additional networking, professional development and service events will also be offered after hours and on weekends.
What else does the YPN do?
A lot! The YPN has a bi-monthly newsletter, hosts a database of individuals interested in serving on local boards and committees, provides access to a variety of service opportunities, connects young professionals with established professionals and mentors, and gives you an opportunity to voice your opinion and work toward a better Saginaw. If you have ideas for events and services the YPN should offer let us know!
How much does it cost to be a member?
Membership in the Saginaw Valley YPN is only $50. Your one-time investment provides you will a lifetime membership!
Are sponsorship opportunities available?
Yes, a variety of sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information call (989) 757-2112.
Does the YPN have social media sites?
Yes! Facebook: www.facebook.com search Saginaw Valley Young Professionals Network
How do I get involved?
Register for Membership: On-line Registration
Register for an event: upcoming events
Apply to join one of the leadership teams
If you would like more information, have questions, or would like to be added to the mailing/contact list please contact the YPN at firstname.lastname@example.org or (989) 757-2112.